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Are you overpaying for an old Sky TV package?

Are you overpaying for an old Sky TV package?

Legacy Sky TV plans could be costing you more than you need to pay. Earlier this year Sky TV shook up its channel list and plans, just two years after the last revamp. The changes, in theory, bring you greater flexibility and potentially save you money too. Though new...

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M&S Sparks revamp: How the reward scheme will work

M&S Sparks revamp: How the reward scheme will work

Marks & Spencer's reward scheme - Sparks - has always been one of the most pointless. But that could now be changing in a substantial makeover. There aren't really any loyalty schemes worth going out of your way to use, but if you shop regularly at the same...

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The best cash savings accounts (July 2020)

The best cash savings accounts (July 2020)

Low saving rates mean you're losing out in real terms against the inflation rate. So what can you do? Here are my top places to put your cash to make as much as 5%. (This article is updated at the start and the middle of each month after inflation rate announcements...

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The best debit and credit cards to use abroad

The best debit and credit cards to use abroad

Monzo, Starling, Curve, Halifax Clarity and more compared for overseas spending. If you're heading out of the UK then one of the best ways to spend money is to use a specialist card. Use the right one and you could be getting near perfect exchange rates. Use the wrong...

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Cinema reopenings: How to save money

Cinema reopenings: How to save money

What's reopening, when and how much tickets will cost. Cinemas are allowed to reopen from 4th July 2020, though not all will be doing it. And when they do it'll be a very different experience. Social distancing will be in force, with families and couples sat together...

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Why you need more than one bank account

Why you need more than one bank account

Having one bank account isn't just risky, it could be costing you cash. Lots of people only have one current account. And they've had it for a long time. They might even switch it to a new bank to get free cash or another benefit.  But limiting yourself to a...

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